The (almost) Daily

  • Anger erupting onto canvas, beginning a new journey

    All I wanted to do was paint the canvas with a thick heavy layer of black acrylic and watch it drip onto the ground. The feelings so muddled, dar...
  • The point is to try

    Yesterday was another intense day of painting. I crashed through more canvas and paint than I probably should have...my room is littered with n...
  • Weekend warrior

      I’ve been hitting a lot of walls lately. Like, from a flat out run into immovable bricks. And, it hurts. There’s definitely been a lot of yell...
  • Wisconsin, art, awesomeness...oh my!

    To say my trip back to Wisconsin was a success is an understatement. Paintings done, money made, support had...it was pretty damn good. I had p...
  • It’s been one week

    When I’ve got money, I paint...almost obsessively. Seven, well, 8 days ago, when I got back to LA I had spare cash in my account so the first thin...
  • It’s all in the wrist

    I was terrified of leaving Los Angeles last week. Was I going to be able to create out of the comfort zone that I’ve made? My morning coffee, the ...
  • Going to purple, failure as a new beginning

      I call it ‘going to purple.’ That moment of frustration when I look at a canvas, hate everything I see, and fuck it all up. Sometimes I use a b...
  • Transitions and failure

    It was bound to happen, as it happended in the past. A night where everything seems to come to a screaming halt and I smash my face into a crea...
  • The art and fun of wasting paint

    There’s a point to wasting paint. There’s also a lot of fun in wasting paint. Lots. As strapped as I am for money at this point in my art life I r...
  • The rubber band snaps

    You ever stretch a rubber band too far and suddenly it snaps? That surprise at the ends as they painfully flick the skin dispersing all their ener...
  • No distractions

    I’m still focused on drawing...intensely so. At this point I can’t even remember what it was like to paint, sculpt, whatnot, or what were the mo...
  • The grind continues

      It seems that my design/art brain has shut off for the moment. In a way it’s super scary not to be able to access the ideas and flow that I wa...